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What’s On This Weekend

This weekend in Ottawa:

This weekend marks a Frugal Fun Ottawa first – I’m not just talking about other people’s events, I’m hosting my own! The Frugal Fun Ottawa Book Swap will take place on Sunday at Sun Café & Flowers (410 Bank Street) from 10 am to 1 pm. Hope to see you there!

Enjoy over 100 free …

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Ottawa Culture Days

A few weeks ago I noticed that the NAC was putting on a series of free events between Friday,September 30th and Sunday,October 2nd. They were listed as “Culture Days at the NAC”, and at the time I thought that was a title that the NAC had thought up. Then I got an event submission from the …

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What’s On This Weekend

It’s the last weekend of September and fall has arrived, though it certainly doesn’t feel like it! Fall is my favorite season, and I for one am looking forward to cooler weather and glorious colour as the leaves start to change. :)

This weekend in Ottawa:

Catch The Green Lantern at the North Grenville Municipal Centre …

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What’s On This Weekend

This weekend in Ottawa:

Catch Thor at the North Grenville Municipal Centre on Friday (Almost Frugal); Head to the Glebe Community Centre on Friday for family movie night – this week’s movie is The Princess and the Frog; A Taste of Wellington West takes place on Saturday; Laura emailed to let me know that the …

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Fall Fun in Gatineau Park

Pink Lake – Gatineau Park by Christopher Policarpio. (Isn't this photo amazing? Gotta love Flickr's creative commons.)

Is it too early to start talking about the joys of showshoeing in Gatineau Park? It is? Ok then, I’ll stick to events that are a bit more seasonal. :)

The Visitor Centre in Gatineau Park offers …

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What’s On This Weekend

In and around Ottawa this weekend:

Le festival de boîtes à savon de Gatineau – The Gatineau Soap Box Derby –  is a bilingual event taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday on Gatineau’s Main Street; Yesteryear’s Fest takes place at Symme’s Inn Friday, Saturday and Sunday – also in Gatineau – busy place this …

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Fun for Kids at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, and a Contest!

September 15th: Congratulations Paul and Virginia, you’ve each won one of the passes! I’ll be in touch shortly!

The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF), the largest event of its kind in North America, will take place from September 21 to 25 at various venues around town. In addition to a very impressive lineup of short films, …

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What’s On This Weekend

Changing the Frugal Fun Ottawa calendar from August-September to September-October made me a bit sad. Technically we may still have a few weeks of summer left, but back to school time always feels like fall to me! 

This weekend in Ottawa:

Celebrate the long weekend at Mackenzie King Estate in Gatineau Park. Activities include guided tours of …

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